Hurry Slowly

By Jocelyn K. Glei

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How to be more productive, creative, and resilient through the simple act of slowing down.

Episode Date
Rob Walker: It Hurts to Be Present
55:32
Journalist Rob Walker on attention, originality, and why noticing the things other people are missing is essential to the creative process.
Jun 11, 2019
Jenny Odell: How To Do Nothing
45:45
Artist Jenny Odell on the power of actions that can’t be optimized and withholding your attention as an act of resistance.
May 28, 2019
Jocelyn K. Glei: Productivity Shame
15:46
How the desire to be “productive” metastasizes into a toxic form of work shame that makes you feel like you’re never doing enough.
May 14, 2019
Debbie Millman: The Speed of Achievement
56:25
Debbie Millman on the challenges of being an over-achiever, synthesizing your success too quickly, and making a 10-year plan.
Apr 30, 2019
Scott Barry Kaufman: The Quiet Ego
42:50
Scott Barry Kaufman on the benefits of quieting your ego and how having more faith in humanity leads to greater faith in yourself.
Apr 16, 2019
Jocelyn K. Glei: Transformation Is Hard
18:40
How acknowledging that transformation is slow and subtle — not dramatic and overnight! — will help you be kinder to yourself.
Apr 02, 2019
Sebene Selassie: Unravelling Your Inner Critic
56:13
Sebene Selassie on confronting your inner critic, finding emotional clarity, and asking: “What am I not willing to feel?”
Mar 19, 2019
Jocelyn K. Glei: Nothing Important Comes with Instructions
11:13
Forget about other people’s rules. Why working from personal principles is the best approach to productivity.
Mar 05, 2019
Paul Jarvis: Small Is Beautiful
54:32
Paul Jarvis on why more isn’t better, staying small is good for business, and setting “upper bounds” reduces your stress.
Feb 19, 2019
Anne Helen Petersen: Errand Paralysis
46:30
BuzzFeed’s Anne Helen Petersen on errand paralysis, fake burnout cures & why we’re all obsessed with being better workers.
Jan 29, 2019
Jocelyn K. Glei: Creativity vs Efficiency
13:45
Jocelyn K. Glei on why inefficiency is a strength when it comes to making remarkable creative work.
Jan 15, 2019
Cal Newport: Using Technology with Intention
55:05
Deep Work author Cal Newport on why we need a digital declutter, his new theory of attention, and the magic of “analog social media.”
Jan 01, 2019
Jocelyn K. Glei: To Burnout and Back
13:09
Jocelyn K. Glei on her “busyness breakdown,” why 50% of Americans are experiencing burnout, and what we can do about it.
Dec 18, 2018
Thomas Page McBee: The Power Balance
55:46
Thomas Page McBee on fighting implicit gender bias at work, creating better power dynamics, and facing your “shadow self.”
Dec 04, 2018
Tim Harford: Slow-Motion Multitasking
56:21
Tim Harford on why your bad habits are good again. Procrastination, letting stuff pile up & slow-motion multitasking all have an upside.
Nov 20, 2018
Jocelyn K. Glei – Who Are You Without the Doing?
11:56
Jocelyn K. Glei on our obsession with getting things done, and how a more “tender discipline” can unlock clarity and creativity.
Nov 06, 2018
Priya Parker: How to Have Transformative Gatherings
56:27
Priya Parker on how to get off auto-pilot, let go of our scripts, and create gatherings that make space for transformation.
Oct 23, 2018
Adam Grant: Don’t Underestimate the Power of Appreciation
48:28
Adam Grant on the untapped potential of appreciation, how to ask for help, and the dangers of “generosity burnout.”
Oct 09, 2018
Jocelyn K. Glei – The Feedback Rush
12:38
Host Jocelyn K. Glei on offering feedback that supports creativity and the pitfalls of living in an advice-driven culture.
May 15, 2018
Adam Greenfield – Phoning It In
36:50
Adam Greenfield on the startling ways the smartphone is changing our behavior, our awareness, and even our vulnerability.
May 08, 2018
Jonathan Fields – Attention Is Life
43:44
Writer Jonathan Fields on how “exquisite attention” can unlock new possibilities for luck, connection, and creation.
May 01, 2018
Mary McNaughton-Cassill – What To Do About Your Media Diet
52:08
Psychologist Mary McNaughton-Cassill on why your media diet is driving you mad, and what you can do to find peace of mind.
Apr 24, 2018
Renata Salecl – The Tyranny of Choice
15:10
Philosopher Renata Salecl on how choice anxiety damages our creativity and why we need to embrace the idea of chance.
Apr 17, 2018
Paula Scher – The Greatest Risk Is Not Taking One
39:14
Designer Paula Scher on how to keep taking risks once you’re established and why big sloppy failures are a great idea.
Apr 10, 2018
David Sax: Revenge of the Analog
47:15
Writer David Sax on how analog objects and ideas feed our creativity, help us learn, and make memories stick.
Apr 03, 2018
The Anxiety Cure
8:42
Hurry Slowly’s most popular guests comment on how speeding out of control fuels our feelings of anxiety, and what to do about it.
Mar 27, 2018
Tami Forman: What Gets Measured, Gets Managed
39:31
Tami Forman on creating an office culture that supports work-life balance and the tacit gender biases that hold us back.
Mar 20, 2018
Rubin Naiman: Wired & Tired
36:38
Sleep and dream psychologist Rubin Naiman on living in a wake-centric world, the problem with “hyperarousal,” and why sleep should be sacred.
Mar 13, 2018
Jocelyn K. Glei: Can You Maintain It?
12:24
Host Jocelyn K. Glei explains why overlooking maintenance tasks is at the root of our toxic relationship with overwhelm.
Mar 06, 2018
Matias Corea: The Road Less Traveled
51:55
Designer Matias Corea on the transformative power of travel, long journeys, and taking a break from your work routine.
Feb 27, 2018
Julie Zhuo: Visualizing Your Day
34:07
Facebook’s Julie Zhuo on how she stays calm amidst a daily schedule that demands constant context switching.
Feb 20, 2018
Bill Duggan: You Can’t Rush Aha Moments
15:39
Intuition researcher Bill Duggan breaks down the mechanics of how we arrive at aha moments — and why speed only slows us down.
Feb 13, 2018
Fanny Auger: Conversation Isn’t About Talking
38:34
What are the key ingredients in a great conversation? Fanny Auger, from the School of Life in Paris, talks about listening, open-ness, and silence.
Feb 06, 2018
Oliver Burkeman: Against Time Management
41:40
Writer Oliver Burkeman debunks the myth of “time management” and explains why getting more efficient just makes you busier.
Jan 30, 2018
The Key Ingredient in Work-Life Balance
8:26
A supercut of Jason Fried, Austin Kleon, Wendy MacNaughton & more answering the question: “What’s the key ingredient in work-life balance?”
Jan 23, 2018
Alissa Walker: Walking Is the Best Way to Go Slow
40:04
Alissa Walker on how walking changes your relationship to everything — time and the rhythms of your day, your community, and your creativity.
Jan 16, 2018
Alex Pang: Prioritizing Rest & Reflection
44:41
Writer & futurist Alex Pang on the 4-hour workday, the necessity of “inward focus,” and the role of rest & reflection in the creative process.
Jan 09, 2018
Jocelyn K. Glei: Living Life on Auto-Pilot
10:58
In this mini-meditation, host Jocelyn K. Glei articulates how understanding what your brain is doing on “auto-pilot” is the key to unlocking your focus.
Dec 19, 2017
Sigrid Veasey: The Science of Sleep
36:57
Scientist Sigrid Veasey on why sleep loss is the silent creativity killer, what to do about middle-of-the-night anxiety, and why you need a “sleep vacation.”
Dec 12, 2017
Tyler Cowen: The Quiet Dangers of Complacency
43:49
Economist Tyler Cowen on how technology is making us more complacent and less willing to take the risks that drive self-transformation.
Dec 05, 2017
Wendy MacNaughton: Activating Your Empathy Muscle
31:00
Graphic journalist Wendy MacNaughton on listening, empathy, and the many benefits of shutting up and taking the spotlight off yourself.
Nov 28, 2017
Scott Belsky: Quick Decisions vs Wise Decisions
35:04
Entrepreneur Scott Belsky on the speed of decision-making. When should you be bold? When should you trust your gut? And when should you let it marinade?
Nov 21, 2017
Ann Friedman: The News Is Not Good
30:10
Journalist Ann Friedman on staying sane in the face of a relentlessly negative news cycle and why you don't need to process everything in “real time.”
Nov 14, 2017
Austin Kleon: Pencil vs Computer
45:06
Artist Austin Kleon on when to use analog tools vs digital tools in your creative process, and why constraints (and slowness!) can super-charge your creativity.
Nov 07, 2017
Kim Chambers: Calculated Risk, Stretch Goals, and Sharks
45:41
Marathon swimmer Kim Chambers on stepping outside your comfort zone, calculated risks, and the calm that lives on the other side of fear.
Oct 31, 2017
Craig Mod: I Want My Attention Back!
45:21
Designer Craig Mod on how you can break free from the shackles of “attention slavery” and regain control over your powers of concentration.
Oct 24, 2017
Florence Williams: This Is Your Brain on Nature
37:02
Florence Williams, author of The Nature Fix, on how spending more time outside boosts your creativity, reduces stress, and counteracts negative thinking.
Oct 17, 2017
Jason Fried: Whose Schedule Are You On?
55:19
Basecamp co-founder and CEO Jason Fried on how to find a slow and steady approach to work in a world of constant interruptions.
Oct 10, 2017
Hurry Slowly Trailer
4:36
A sneak preview of Hurry Slowly—a new podcast about how to level up by slowing down—featuring clips from upcoming interviews w/ Ann Friedman, Jason Fried, Craig Mod, and Florence Williams.
Aug 15, 2017